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Additional race information can be found at https://www.gv-ymca.org/events/2019/07/04/35/firecracker-four-mile-race-walk-greater-valley-ymca-race-series.html.
The Greater Valley YMCA, Easton / Phillipsburg Branch, will host the 21st Annual Firecracker 4 Mile Run/Walk this Independence Day, in memory of Spencer H. Smith!
Dress in your red, white, and blue and join us to kick off your July 4 celebration! Your morning will be filled with fun and smiles during this great event for families, as well as competitive runners. Run or walk our beautiful four mile course, beginning and ending at Fairview Park in Palmer Township. Strollers are welcome! The kids will love our FREE Kids Fun Run around the ball field!
Register by Thursday, June 6 for price discount and the t-shirt guarantee!
All proceeds from the Firecracker Race support the funding of youth program scholarships. Our promise at the Y is that no child or family is turned away from our programs due to an inability to pay. In 2018, the Greater Valley YMCA, Easton/Phillipsburg branch awarded more than $274,000 in scholarships for enrollment in the Y’s programs! Thank you for supporting our community!!
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
7:00 AM Event day registration opens at the Fairview Park pavilion
8:30 AM 4-Mile Run start
8:35 AM 4-Mile Walk start
Medals awarded for First Place Overall male/female runner and walker, and top three male/female times by age group: 8 to 11, 12 to 18, 19 to 24, 25 to 29, 30 to 34, 35 to 39, 40 to 44, 45 to 49, 50 to 54, 55 to 59, 60+
9:30AM Kids Fun Fun. Free. Registration required. Award ceremony will immediately follow the Kids Fun Run:
1. Most Patriotic Dressed Child award
2. Children who exemplify Y's Core Value awards
Light snacks and cold water available to race participants at the finish line pavilion immediately following the race!
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